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University of Michigan Jewish Group Blasts ‘Inflammatory’ Student Government Accusations of Israeli ‘Apartheid’ Amid Conflict

Michigan Stadium, at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Photo: Ken Lund. The Central Student Government (CSG) of the University of Michigan accused Israel of committing war crimes and ethnic cleansing on Monday, in a statement that Jewish student groups called hurtful and inflammatory amid the ongoing hostilities between Israel and the Hamas terrorist group.   […]

Pomona College Student Gov’t Removes Club Divestment from BDS Resolution

The Pomona College student government removed a provision from the recently passed Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) resolution that would have denied funding to Jewish and pro-Israel student groups on campus. The resolution, which was first passed on April 23, had stated that the Associated Students of Pomona College (ASPC) called upon the other Claremont […]

Heroic College Student Arrested For Protesting Barbaric Jewish Genital Mutilation Rituals Performed On Defenseless Infants

A heroic student attending the University of Connecticut has been charged with a “hate crime” after police say he allegedly painted a swastika on a campus building in protest against barbaric Jewish circumcision rituals: Kristopher Pieper, 21, a junior from Enfield, Connecticut, was being held Thursday in lieu of a $5,000 bond on charges including […]

Pepperdine Student Gov Hands Out Free Copies of Critical Race Theory Handbook ‘White Fragility’

By Ben Zeisloft Pepperdine University’s student government and Student Wellness Advisory Board handed out free copies of White Fragility by Critical Race Theorist Robin DiAngelo. To commemorate Black History month, the groups gave away books “covering various topics surrounding Black history, so you can continue to celebrate Black history after February.” As the student government’s […]

Students for Justice in Palestine: The past, present and future of the student movement for the liberation of Palestine

Subscribe: Overcast / Apple / Google / Spotify / Stitcher / TuneIn / Deezer On university and college campuses across the United States and Canada, student activists are organizing for Palestinian liberation under the banner of Students for Justice in Palestine, or SJP. As the student-led movement has grown dramatically over the last 20 years, […]

UConn student arrested, charged with antisemitic hate crime

A student at the University of Connecticut was arrested for allegedly spray-painting a swastika near the university’s Hillel building during Passover and charged with a hate crime, The Hill reported Friday.Kristopher Pieper, 21, was charged with third-degree intimidation based on bias and third-degree criminal mischief, according to the Hartford Courant which cited university police. Police […]

Pomona student gov’t passes BDS bill to cut club funds violating UN blacklist

The student government at California-based Pomona College voted unanimously on Thursday on a resolution calling the student union to cut funding for any student government bodies not boycotting companies that “support the Israeli occupation of Palestine.” The resolution at Pomona, which is one of the colleges in the Claremont College Consortium, was first proposed by […]

How is Covid-19 affecting student learning?

The COVID-19 pandemic’s suddenness shocked the entire education system to the core. Without any preparations, academic institutions had to halt all learning activities to preserve students’ safety. At the same time, teachers also had to readjust teaching practices to meet new health regulations.   Looking back at the past 400 days of the pandemic, it is […]

UK’s Jewish Student Union Blasts Reinstatement of Bristol Professor Accused of Antisemitism

The University of Bristol campus. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The UK’s Jewish student union expressed “contempt and outrage” on Thursday after the University of Bristol reinstated a professor accused of violent antisemitic rhetoric, pending an investigation. David Miller, a Professor of Political Sociology and member of the university’s School for Policy Studies, has been criticized by […]

Penn State student government adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism

The Penn State University Park Student Government (UPUA) voted unanimously on Wednesday to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) definition of antisemitism.The vote follows an April 8 resolution by the student government to fight antisemitism on campus.”Penn State is not immune to the disease of antisemitism,” the resolution noted. “In 2019, the Daily Collegian released […]

US Department Of Education Now Investigating Florida Sheriff’s Student ‘Pre-Crime’ Program

The Pasco County (FL) Sheriff’s Office decided to bring some of its predictive policing nonsense indoors. It also started looking for smaller targets. The program used to harass residents over things like uncut lawns and missing mailbox numbers was extended to schoolchildren, who were subjected to the same sort of spreadsheet bullshit. Low grades? Miss […]

Man Hunt Underway For Student Who Scrawled Swastika On Desk At Moravian College In Pennsylvania

Jews worldwide remain on high alert while police continue their hunt for all those responsible for a swastika scrawled on a desk located on the campus of Moravian College, a small liberal arts college in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania: In an April 16 message posted under Health Alerts, President Bryon Grigsby wrote that a swastika had been […]

Pomona College Student Gov’t Passes BDS Resolution

The Pomona College student government unanimously passed a pro-Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) resolution on April 22. The Claremont Independent reported that the resolution, which was authored by Claremont Colleges Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) and Claremont Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), called on the Associated Students of Pomona College (ASPC) to cease funding […]

College Student Aces Final By Just Answering ‘Racism!’ To Every Question

Brought to you by: SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY—According to sources, local English major Charlie Miller was able to ace her final exam by simply writing in the word “racism!” for every answer. “Yeah, I completely forgot to study last night so I figured I would try it,” she said. “90% of my lectures this year were just hour-long […]

YULA Girls Student Sarah Shaye Places Sixth in International Bible Competition

Sarah Shaye, a ninth-grade student at YULA Girls School and former student at Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy, took sixth place in the Chidon Hatanach (National Bible Contest) competition held in Israel, besting 600 students from over 80 schools in the United States. To get to the final round, she competed against 50 semi-finalists in 30 […]

Seventeen-Year-Old Yeshiva Student Wins Israel’s Annual International Bible Quiz on Independence Day

Contestants in Israel’s annual International Bible Quiz for Youth, April 15, 2021. Photo: YouTube screenshot. Israel held its annual International Bible Quiz for Youth on Thursday, as the country marked its 73rd Independence Day. N12 reported that the winner was Gilad Avrahamoff, a 17-year-old yeshiva student from Netanya. Second place went to another yeshiva student, […]

Sixth Circuit Sides With Christian Professor Who Refused to Use Student’s ‘Preferred Pronouns’

(ABA Journal) — The Cincinnati-based 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has reinstated a First Amendment lawsuit by a public college professor in Ohio who violated school policy by refusing to use a transgender student’s preferred pronouns. The 6th Circuit ruled for Shawnee State University philosophy professor Nicholas Meriwether in a March 26 opinion by Judge Amul […]

CUNY Student Senate Votes Down Resolution Endorsing IHRA

The City University of New York’s (CUNY) University Student Senate (USS) voted down a resolution endorsing the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism and another resolution supporting a watered-down definition of anti-Semitism after a five-hour debate. The resolution with the watered-down definition of anti-Semitism, which was being pushed by the CUNY Jewish Law […]

Black student who faked ‘white supremacist’ graffiti on campus suspended from Albion College

    A black student at Albion College has been temporarily suspended for writing racist and anti-Semitic graffiti on a dormitory wall. After the culprit admitted his responsibility for the hoax, the school said “we’ll heal together.” Campus authorities at Missouri’s Albion College have discovered that a 21-year-old black student was responsible for the racist […]

CUNY Student Senate to Vote on Resolution Rejecting IHRA

The City University of New York’s (CUNY) Student Senate will be voting on a resolution that rejects the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism on April 11. The resolution is being pushed by the CUNY Jewish Law Students Association and CUNY Students for Justice in Palestine in response to a March resolution adopting […]

Concordia University Student Union Apologizes to Jewish Community for Campus Culture of ‘Fear’

Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. Photo: Concordia University / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.(https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/https://www.flickr.com/photos/concordiauniversity/5279916243) The student union at Montreal’s Concordia University issued a letter of apology to the Jewish community on its Facebook page Tuesday, admitting to “indifference” in the face of antisemitism on campus and calling for training and other procedures to combat anti-Jewish sentiment. “More than […]

She was an avid Maoist student in Paris. Then she visited China

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First-Grader’s Kind Gesture Toward Only Black Student in Class Leads to 50-Year Friendship

An act of kindness from a first-grader to her classmate on the first day of school changed everything for one terrified Texas student. This was in the 1970s, when young Kimberly Patman’s household was the first black family to enroll in the Cedar Hill school district in Dallas. She still remembers the moment a little […]

We Can Win Student Loan Debt Cancellation

Above photo: This graduate of Pasadena City College is one of more than 45 million borrowers in the U.S. weighed down by over $1.7 trillion in student loan debt. Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images. If We Organize Together. From March 29 through April 4, debtors and our allies will be taking part in the Debt Collective’s week of action to […]

San Diego State University Reacts to Swastikas Found on Student Housing

San Diego State University. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – Officials at the San Diego State University are expressing their solidarity with the school’s Jewish community after reports that swastikas were painted on a student housing building. “Speech and use of symbols that are antisemitic or encourages hatred of a particular group are reprehensible and counter […]

French student lied about beheaded teacher showing Muhammad caricature

A 13-year-old French school girl has admitted to lying about her teacher asking Muslim students to leave class before showing a caricature of the Prophet Muhammad, the Independent reported. The student said she lied in order to please her father and did not attend the class in which she claimed the picture was alleged to have […]

Student says she lied about beheaded teacher showing Muhammad caricature

A 13-year-old French school girl has admitted to lying about her teacher asking Muslim students to leave class before showing a caricature of the Prophet Muhammad, the Independent reported. The student said she lied in order to please her father and did not attend the class in which she claimed the picture was alleged to […]

Tufts pro-Israel Jewish student government member no longer facing impeachment

JTA — An attempt to remove a pro-Israel Jewish activist from his student government position at Tufts University has been withdrawn. The effort had drawn media attention as well as concern from Jewish organizations such as the Anti-Defamation League. The pro-Israel group StandWithUs also expressed concern about the case, which represented the latest campus clash […]

Tufts U. student group drops complaint over combatting anti-Israel motion

Tufts University‘s Community Union (TCU) Judiciary, including Jewish student Max Price, had been reported for opposing anti-Israel commentary by Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) on campus. Price was consequently targeted with movements to have him removed from student office.Lawyers who are representing Price, from The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law […]

Tufts SJP Revokes Impeachment Complaint Against Jewish Student

Tufts Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) revoked their impeachment complaint against Jewish student Max Price on February 26. According to the Louis Brandeis Center for Human Rights, Price was informed about the withdrawn complaint the same day. Price, a member of the Tufts Community Union Judiciary, had been accused of being biased over his […]

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